Bacardi Bar Opens on Norwegian Cruise Line's Great Stirrup Cay

Above: Great Stirrup Cay (Photo: NCL) By the Caribbean Journal staff A first-of-its-kind Bacardi Bar has opened on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Great Stirrup Cay private island in the Bahamas. The bar debuted on Monday during Norwegian Pearl’s visit to the […]


Rum Journal: John Watling's — a New Rum From the Bahamas

THE BAHAMAS was one of the centres of rum running during prohibition — and often a drinking destination in its own right during the same period. And rum has always been the most popular drink in the 700-island archipelago. But […]


Rum Journal: At Miami Beach's Juvia, the Art of the Mojito

NEXT WEEK brings Art Basel Miami, the annual celebration of the art world in South Florida. And one of the spots that’s sure to attract the sojourning art lovers is Juvia, the restaurant and lounge high above the Herzog & […]


Iconic Bacardi Building in Miami Sold

Above: the Bacardi Building’s campus in downtown Miami (Photo: Midtown Miami Now) By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic Bacardi Building, the signature former US home of the global rum giant, has been sold, Bacardi announced Tuesday. The property has […]

Rum Journal: Tasting Don Q Gran Añejo Puerto Rican Rum

Although Bacardi is perhaps Puerto Rico’s more famous rum export, it’s Don Q that is the more popular at home, in terms of sales. And like Bacardi, the company has a long, storied history. Cataluña’s Don Juan Serrallés began the […]

Rum Journal: Toasting Bacardi's Birthday

Above: a Bacardi ad from 1902 (Photo: Bacardi) Just like Haiti’s Barbancourt, which Rum Journal tasted last week, another major player in the rum world is celebrating its sesquicentennial. It was 1830 when Don Facundo Bacardi Massó, a wine merchant, […]


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